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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 339 - Introduction to Geomorphology

(3 units)

Prerequisites: GEOL 102  with GEOL 104  or GEOL 105 ; or GEOL 106 ; or GEOG 140 .
Study of landforms and processes producing and modifying them. Emphasis on mechanics of geomorphic processes and relationships between properties of earth materials and forces applied to them by gravity, wind, ice, water, waves, and humans. Conceptual basis of geomorphology addressed. Designed for Geology, Geography, Biology, Anthropology, and Civil Engineering majors.

Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 2 hrs., laboratory 3 hrs., field trips).